Doctor of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine (DATM) program at DULA is a four-year Professional Doctorate program.
The PD curriculum consists of two parts:
Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) program coursework: 213 didactic units (2130 didactic lecture hours) and 48 clinical units (960 clinical internship hours)
Plus additional coursework at the advanced, doctoral level: 30 didactic units (300 didactic lecture hours) and 2 clinical units (40 clinical integrative internship hours)
The total DATM program consists of: 243 didactic quarter units (2,430 hours) and 50 clinic units (1,000 hours) for a total of 293 units (3,430 hours).
Students enrolling in the DATM program will be dual enrolled in the MSOM as well as the DATM program. DULA’s MSOM program prepares students to sit for California State Acupuncture Licensing Exam (CALE) and National certification exam (NCCAOM). Once students have completed all the MSOM requirements, students will be eligible to receive MSOM degree and advance with the state licensing exam and national certification exam, while completing the PD advanced courseworks.
DULA DATM program is offered only in English language.